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1 Houses and Apartments Evaluations and Comparisons In conjunction with Interchange, Level 2, Unit 3By Prof Briana SongerSeptember 9, 2012
2 Organize the adjectives into a t-chart OF positiveS(+), negativeS(-), AND THEN BY OPPOSITES Bright Beautiful Cheap Clean Comfortable Convenient Cramped Dangerous Dark Dingy Dirty Expensive Inexpensive Huge Inconvenient Modern Nice Noisy Outdated Private Public Quiet Safe/Secure Shabby Shared Small Spacious Tiny Ugly Uncomfortable
3 House vocab chart (listed as opposites) POSITIVENEGATIVEBrightDark/DingyBeautifulUglyClean/NiceDirty/ShabbyComfortable/SpaciousCrampedConvenientInconvenientInexpensive/CheapExpensiveHugeTinyModernOutdatedPrivatePublic/SharedQuietNoisySafe/SecureDangerous
4 Which would you prefer? Where do you live now? Which would you prefer to live? A house, apartment, studio, condo?Which is the ideal place for families to live? University Students? Working professionals?City or country?Beach, mountains, desert, forest?
5 Vocabulary to describe living spaces My apartment is very_________and _________.My house is ________but ___________.
6 My house is __________ and ______________.My apartment is very _________________ because it is close to the bus stop and many restaurants.
7 My neighbor’s house is ________ and ________. My neighborhood is very ____________________.
8 My apartment is too __________. I wish I could move to a house.My house is not _______enough since it is located by many clubs.
9 Evaluations with adjectives using enough SUBJECT+(is/are, isn’t/aren’t)+adjective + enough:The condo is comfortable enough.Houses are spacious enough.My house isn’t modern enough.Cities aren’t safe enough.The apartment isn’t bright enough.The houses in that neighborhood aren’t quiet enough.
10 Evaluations with adjectives using too SUBJECT + is/are, isn’t/aren’t + too + adjective. Notice that the adjective is put last with too.Cable plaza is too noisy on the weekends.Downtown is too dangerous at night.Kindergarten classrooms are too noisy.Manizales isn’t too dangerous.Bars aren’t too bright.
11 Let’s practice!!!!! The house _____ modern _______ for Kate’s taste. Kim’s apartment ______ ______ dark because it is surrounded by tall buildings.My house ______ cheap ______ for first time buyers.Write evaluations using adjectives:4. A husband, wife, baby, and a dog move to a one-bedroom, one bath apartment.5. A retired man living in an apartment above a dance club.
12 Evaluations with nouns using enough and too much SUBJECT + has/have, doesn’t/don’t have +enough + noun.SUBJECT + verb + too much+ noun.The house has enough bedrooms.Country houses have enough privacy.The classroom doesn’t have enough desks.Houses don’t have enough convenience since they are so far from the city.Houses cost too much money.Apartments don’t cost too much money.
13 Evaluations with nouns using enough and too There is/are too much (noncount)/many (count) + nounThere is too much furniture in my house.There are too many cracks in my apartment.That house doesn’t have too much space.In my apartment, there aren’t too many bedrooms.
14 Let’s practice!! Write evaluations using enough and too much using nouns. Manizales _____ _____ _____ bars.VEA _____ _____ __________space.Big cities_____ _____ ______security.There ______ ______ _____ parking near VEA.Houses in Manizales _____ cost ______ ______ money.Make an evaluation using a noun:6. Spacious, quiet house built 50 years ago7. Modern, relaxing apartment, but far from transportation and night life (for a university student)
15 Comparisons with adjectives using as…..as. SUBJECT #1+ (IS/ISN’T/ARE/AREN’T)+ AS ADJECTIVE ASSUBJECT #2.My condo (is) just as big as yours.New York (is) as dangerous as Los Angeles.Tom’s house (isn’t) as modern as Tammy’s house.The downtown cathedral (is) as beautiful as the sunset in Chipre.Manizales (isn’t) as expensive as Bogota.Palermo apartments (are) just as noisy as Milan apartments .The bedrooms in the apartment (aren’t ) as spacious as the house’s bedrooms.
16 Let’s practice!!!!! Write comparisons with adjectives Houses _____ _____ cramped _____ apartments.Condos _____ _____ modern ______ apartments.Apartments are _____ ______ bright ______ houses.My bedroom is _____ _____ spacious as my roommate’s bedroom.Make comparisons using adjectives:4. Houses in Manizales vs Bogota5. Your house/apartment compared to a relative’s house/apartment.
17 Comparisons with nouns using as…..as SUBJECT #1+ (has/have) + just as many/muchNOUN as SUBJECT #2 .SUBJECT #1+ (doesn’t/don’t have) as many/muchNOUN as SUBJECT #2.Apartments (have) just as many bathrooms as some houses.Houses (have ) just as much light as apartments.An apartment (has) just as much comfort as a house.A condo (has) just as many bedrooms as a house.Manizales (doesn’t have) as many parks as Medellin.City houses (don’t have) as much privacy as country houses.Cartagena (doesn’t have) as good of weather as Manizales.
18 Let’s practice!!!!!Apartments _______ ______ ______ ______ bills ______ houses.El Corral _____ ______ ______ expensive _____ Presto.Apartments in the city _______ _______ _______ ________ parking as houses in the suburbs.My kitchen ______ ______ ______ _______ appliances as my mother’s.Make a comparison using nouns:5. The mall in El Cable and the mall in Fundadores
19 ROLE PLAY TIME!!We will now perform a role play where you will be an agent or a client calling about a house or apartment.First do some evaluations and comparisons with the two properties you were given.Read the sample role play. What do you need to listen for and/or say?Let’s begin!Role Play from